News from the Aurora University community

Spartans start an exciting athletic season

Cross Country Team Celebrates

The Spartans began an exciting athletic season with wins in tennis, soccer and volleyball, and impressive showings in cross country and golf.

Arts & Ideas series to promote ‘Voices of Democracy’

Sarah Russe, Vice President for Community Relations

Entering its seventh season, the Celebrating Arts & Ideas series is coming off its most successful year to date. We asked Sarah Russe, Vice President for Community Relations, what we can expect in 2012-2013.

Retired Naperville police chief brings fresh perspective to criminal justice program

Retired Naperville Police Chief, David Dial, is the new Director of the AU criminal justice program

By David Dial, Director of Criminal Justice Program
For 22 years, I served as Naperville Police Chief and much of my time was focused on molding the police department so that we were better prepared to adapt to constant changes. I retired from the Naperville Police Department in May, and as the new Director of the AU criminal justice program, it’s my previous experience that shaped my vision for the program’s future.

Alumni help organize festival to benefit local nonprofit

Ferrel and Blancas, Family Focus

David Blancas and David Ferrel, two Aurora University alumni, were instrumental in the planning the 5th annual Summer Fest fundraiser sponsored by Family Focus of Aurora.

The Wackerlin Center hosts ‘Believe, Serve, Lead’ series every Tuesday

What do you build your life around? In our fast-paced, diverse and demanding world, finding some solid ground can be bewildering. If you’re looking to discuss the things that matter most to you, join others every Tuesday at the Wackerlin Center for their ‘Believe, Serve, Lead’ series.